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Wonga Park

Households without children

In Wonga Park, older couples without children account for 10% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Wonga Park, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Wonga Park's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Households without children by life stage
Wonga Park20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children25226.127.020321.426.5+49
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children434.55.0353.75.4+8
Middle-aged couples without children
11111.57.410010.58.7+11
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children9810.114.6687.112.4+30
Lone person households
10310.617.2848.816.5+19
Young lone persons
313.23.8242.54.0+7
Middle-aged lone persons
404.14.5343.64.6+6
Older lone persons
323.38.9262.77.9+6
Group households
50.52.070.71.7-2
Total households without children
36037.246.129330.944.7+66

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Manningham: 2.0% Older lone persons, City of Manningham: 8.9% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Manningham: 4.5% Young lone persons, City of Manningham: 3.8% Older couples without children, City of Manningham: 14.6% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Manningham: 7.4% Young couples without children, City of Manningham: 5.0% Group households, Wonga Park: 0.5% Older lone persons, Wonga Park: 3.3% Middle-aged lone persons, Wonga Park: 4.1% Young lone persons, Wonga Park: 3.2% Older couples without children, Wonga Park: 10.1% Middle-aged couples without children, Wonga Park: 11.5% Young couples without children, Wonga Park: 4.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Wonga Park: -2 Older lone persons, Wonga Park: +6 Middle-aged lone persons, Wonga Park: +6 Young lone persons, Wonga Park: +7 Older couples without children, Wonga Park: +30 Middle-aged couples without children, Wonga Park: +11 Young couples without children, Wonga Park: +8
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in Wonga Park in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a smaller proportion of young couples without children, a larger proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a smaller proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a smaller proportion of young lone person households, a similar proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a smaller proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 67.

There were no major differences in Wonga Park between 2006 and 2011.